Three Reasons You’d Never Think to See Your Physiotherapist About

Category: Pain Management

Most people associate physiotherapy with pain and injury management. Whilst helping you recover from pain is our specialty here at our Graceville clinic in Brisbane, physiotherapists are also able to help with many more issues. Here are three reasons that you may not have thought for going to see your physio. Stiffness and Inflexibility Almost […]

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How to Treat Tennis Elbow with Physiotherapy

Category: Pain Management

First let’s establish what exactly is Tennis elbow? Also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, tennis elbow is a common condition characterised by pain at the outside of the elbow with movements of the wrist and hand. The pain is usually localized to the tendon of a small muscle of the forearm just below the elbow called […]

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Using Physiotherapy for Osteoarthritis Treatment and Managing Joint Pain

Category: Pain Management

Physiotherapy can be an effective treatment option for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints. People of all ages are affected however, it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to provide smooth […]

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Is Chronic Pain creating Obesity?

Category: Exercise

In my 31 years of practice as a physiotherapist it has been obvious that there could be a link between obesity and chronic pain. It could be any pain but clinically I have noticed that spinal pain or lower limb pain may contribute more than other areas. Chronic pain can be classified as pain lasting […]

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Is Technology Causing Us All a Pain In The Neck?

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Technology can cause neck pain.   In some countries where they are very techno savvy, you can see everybody on a train or bus looking down at their smart  phone. No matter what age they are they are all staring at the screen.  This could lead to  what is called a kyphosis or was once […]

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Magnetic therapy to help pain and injury.

Category: Pain Management

Patients come to Graceville Physiotherapy to get a proper medical diagnosis and receive cutting edge/innovative therapies so they can recovery from injury and get back to their sport or the things they love to do sooner. One therapy we recently added to our treatment tool box are a special type of medical magnet called Q […]

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Effective Non-Pharmacological Pain Management Alternatives

Category: Pain Management

Physiotherapists know all about effective non-pharmacological pain management. Here is a list of the following we use… Cold Packs – help to reduce inflammation and decrease pain. Good in relieving acute pain such as sports injury pain or acute neck pain following a motor vehicle accident. Heat Packs – heat packs can reduce the pain […]

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How can Physiotherapy help with Chronic Pain Management?

Category: Pain Management

Those with chronic pain know that a chronic pain management program will help them to live as normal a life as possible. Physiotherapists are experts in chronic pain management. Individual programs can be set up to suit that persons needs. i.e. an effective chronic pain management program for someone with chronic lower back pain may […]

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